Shilbottle, Northumberland
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Shilbottle and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Happy Days

This photo is very special to me as it has my late grandad on it. I myself grew up in Shilbottle and have many memories of the pub. I used to have sleepovers there with two girls whose parents ran the pub in the 60's/70's. It was ...Read full memory

Farn View Estate.

I remember Shilbottle when, as a 5 year old, moved into 42 Farn View. The estate was unfinished and the children who moved in had one whale of a time taking the putty out of the windows every night when the workmen had ...Read full memory

A memory of Shilbottle by Linda Leese

We Had Some Great Times At "The Farriers".

I met my wife, Berny, here in March 1977, so it holds very special memories for us. The Farriers Arms lounge would have quite regular discos at the time and some live music from The Fendermen, who would really pack them in. I played there on one or two occasions myself.